Ashley Cucumber

Ashley Cucumber

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    Open Pollinated
    • 65 days
    • Seven foot vines produce 7 to 8 inch long dark green slicers with a diameter of 2.5 inches.
    • Bred at the South Carolina Truck Experimental Station in Charleston
    • Ashley is vigorous, widely adapted and performs well in humid conditions and hot conditions. Downy mildew resistant. 
    • Recommended by University Extension in South Carolina, Texas. California, and Florida. Vines run 7 feet.

    Planting Directions:  Sow seed in spring after all danger of frost is past and the soil temperature is between 60° to 95°.  Plant seed 1/2” to 1” deep in hills of  4-6 seeds spaced 2-3’ apart. Prepare the soil in early spring incorporating rich compost or a general garden fertilizer as soil requires. Sow transplants indoors 4 weeks before setting out in the garden. Cucumber is a warm weather vegetable, maintain soil temperatures of  70° to 80°. Regular, generous watering after the blossoms appear boosts yields and produces uniform, non-bitter fruits. Trellis for straighter cucumbers and better production. 

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